13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Great Egret reflected in the waters of the American River

This is a Great Egret that was posing on a rock in the American River by the River Bend Park in Rancho Cordova, CA. I noticed that its reflection in the water was gorgeous, so I snapped several photos of that rather than the bird itself.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Rancho Cordova, California, United States of America
Camera: FinePix SL1000
Copyright: © Mary Hanson